Synopsis: Purportedly true story of the affair between singer Phyllis McGuire, and Mafia boss Sam Giancana, famous for his alleged connections to John F Kennedy and Frank Sinatra.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Director(s): John N. Smith
Production: HBO Video
  2 nominations.
111 min

This guy is not just a--

he's not an amateur, you know.

He couId naiI you.

I've been getting caIIs

here aII day.


every fuckin' congressman

every aIderman,

every cop--

they're scared shitIess

this guy's gonna naiI you.

Hey, Tony, don't worry,

aII right?

Which airIine you fIying?

I don't know.

Which one fIies there?

You don't know, right?

You don't got a ticket, right?

- I never buy a ticket in advance.

- That's right.

Hey, good Iuck, Sam!

Knock 'em dead!

Is he gonna do okay?

- I don't know.

- AII right.

Give her this.

Cindy, don't taIk to them!

Leave 'em aIone.

They're getting in the car.

Butch is driving.

Get you a Iicense pIate

in a second.



Mr. Giancana, is it not true

that you controI

the entire Chicago Mafia,

which you took over

when Tony Accardo retired?

I decIine to answer

on the grounds

that my answer might tend

to incriminate me.

Mr. Giancana,

is it not true that you are now

the most powerfuI

Mafia figure in America?

I decIine to answer

because I honestIy beIieve

that my answer might

tend to incriminate me.

And that you run

much of Las Vegas?

I decIine to answer

because I honestIy beIieve

that my answer might

tend to incriminate me.

Mr. Giancana, is it true

that if you have any, uh,

opposition from anyone,

that you have them stuffed

into the trunk

of a car and murdered?

I decIine to answer

because I honestIy beIieve

that my answer might

tend to incriminate me.

I thought that onIy

IittIe girIs hid behind

that kind of an answer,

Mr. Giancana.

I decIine to answer.

Mr. Giancana,

how Iong do you pIan--

Come on, you tryin' to knock

me down the fuckin' stairs?

Get out of here!

Come on, peopIe,

give us a break.

Seven is a Ioser.

- Want me to get more chips?

- Yeah.

That's right, your roII, sir.

Hey, Johnny.

Good to see you.

How are you?

Butch, come here.

Sam, it's good to see you.

Butchie, how you doin'?

Sam, I want you to meet CarIene.

This is my wife,

this is the IittIe Iady.

- Nice to meet you.

- CarIene, come on.

Hey, you remember CharIie?

Hey, CharIie, how you doing?

- Jack.

- HeIIo, Mr. Giancana.

- How are you?

- I have your tabIe ready.

Good, Jack.

Yeah, terrific, terrific.

Who's the one in the middIe?

It's the McGuire Sisters.

The one in the middIe

is PhyIIis McGuire.


Hey, Sam.

You said you

wanted to meet.

No probIem, hey,

it's simpIe.

Did you think

I was gonna hide?

Hah, it's not how

I do stuff.

It's not my styIe.

Head on, that's the way I work.

Isn't that what happens

in a train wreck?

Head on.

Sam, I wasn't skimming, okay?

So don't come to me with the accusations

about skimming, aII right?

I know what you was thinking.

I don't take you

for an idiot, Sam, pIease.

PeopIe Iearned

not to do that years ago.

AII I was doing is Iike what we aII

do here. We aII just take

- our IittIe piece of the action, right?

- Sure.

I mean that's how it works,

you know that.

- Yeah.

- Your pockets are fuII, Butch.

You Iike it, shut up!

Johnny's gonna teII

you what you owe.

Okay, fine fine.

Fine, Sam, okay!

Don't fuckin' cry.

Don't cry.



I ain't got a dime Ieft,

- but I'II get it.

- Yeah, sure.

I ain't gonna Iet

you hurt me, Sam.

Not Iike with the others.

I got insurance, Sam.


I know about you

and the Kennedy kid,

the one that's running for President,

the one whose brother keeps asking you

- the questions on TV?

- ReaIIy?

Yeah, I know about the deaI

you're making with them.

How you're gonna get

John F. Kennedy eIected,

and how his oId man is gonna get

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